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CBS
Nov 17, 2012 6:00pm PST
republican rival by just over 1,000 votes. homes in new york city severely damaged by hurricane sandy will be demolished. city officials say about 200 buildings will be bull dozed in the coming days. 500 other damaged homes and structures are still being inspected and could meet a similar fate. as michelle miller reports, replacing what was lost won't be easy. >> the water was already coming up to the window. and inside the house, it was already above my knees. >> reporter: it was a harrowing night for michael peters, his wife, and four daughters. hurricane sandy swept their three-room home off its foundation two weeks ago, forcing them to spend the night on the roof. >> we were there from 9:00 p.m. in the night all the way till, like, 8:00 p.m. in the morning. >> reporter: you were on your roof for 12 hours? >> yes. >> reporter: for now, they're staying at mount manresa, a religious retreat housing more than a dozen families. they're among 47,000 new yorkers who have applied for housing help from the federal emergency management agency. do you feel safe here? >> oh, yes, yes. this is
CBS
Nov 11, 2012 6:00pm PST
than $411 million in housing and other individual aid. mark strassmann is in brooklyn, new york where help is still needed. >> new york's veteran's day parade was also a salute to the city's recovery from sandy, at least in manhattan. >> i feel like i'm back in vietnam. >> but 14 miles away in brooklyn vietnam veteran danny smith walked to a gas line to wait for an hour for national guardsman to give him five free gallons. >> without the gas for this generator, you would be in trouble. >> i wouldn't be able to charge a cell phone. and the cell phone is your life line to the insurance companies and to other families who are trying to find out are you okay. >> and a cold night you wouldn't have heat. >> no heat. >> reporter: in brooklyn's working class gerrittsen beach community all the streets were flooded by sandy's storm surge. almost two weeks later no one here has power. >> tough? >> very tough, it is scary it is dark here at night with no lights. >> reporter: 1700 of the 2400 homes were damaged or destroyed. and residents complained they have been forgotten in the city's recovery. smith showed us the neighborhood. >> he got wiped out. she got wiped out. they got wiped out. >>
CBS
Nov 25, 2012 6:00pm PST
they say no amount of money could give them back the years they lost. michelle miller, cbs news, new york. >> glor: the civil lawsuit that has been filed itself has become part of the story. new york city wants the filmmakers to turn over their raw interviews. they refuse citing their rights as journalists to protect their sources. the record powerball jackpot is getting even bigger. nobody won last night so this week's prize is jumping to at least $425 million. the largest in powerball history. the next drawing is wednesday night. the rolling stones marked their 50th anniversary tonight with, what else, a concert in london. 69-year-old mick jagger rolled back the years as he hit the stage singing the classic "i want to be your man." he was joined by forever young bandmates keith richards, ronnie wood and charlie watts. still ahead, learning a language that was nearly lost forever. t, there's a kick to it. wahlalalalallala! smooth, but crisp. it's kind of like drinking a food that's a drink, or a drink that's a food, woooooh! [ male announcer ] taste it and describe the indescribable. could've had a v8. i took my son fishing every year. we had a great spot, not easy to find, but worth it. bu
CBS
Nov 1, 2012 5:30pm PDT
this storm is now up to at least 87 in nine states. in new york city, firefighters and police went door to door oncking on residents. mayor michael bloomberg said the death toll in the city is up to 37 now. today, police recovered the bodies of two staten island children who were literally torn from their mother's arms and swept away on floodwaters monday. millions of people in 11 states from virginia to new hampshire are spending a fourth night in the dark. nearly 4.5 million homes and businesses are without electricity. but the cavalry is on the way. the air force is shipping utility trucks and power generators from california 7board 17 aircraft. and the new york city subway started running again, but the service was very limited. ongt meant long lines for buses. >> watch your step. be careful with the person in front of you. >> pelley: and even longer lines of cars cross the bridges into manhattan. in new jersey and on long island, cars lined up as far as the eye could see for gasoline. many stations are closed, either out of gas or without power for owerpumps. in some parts of
CBS
Oct 31, 2012 5:30pm PDT
>> pelley: tonight, the storm is gone, but not the devastation it left behind. an entire new york city neighborhood burned to the ground. downed trees leave millions without power. floodwaters drive thousands from their homes. >> this is our community. this is our people, our friends. >> i got nothing left. >> pelley: also tonight, we're in the air with the army corps of engineers as they try to figure out how to get the water and the debris out of the disaster area. the president sees the destruction for himself. >> we are here for you. >> pelley: our team of cbs news correspondents will bring you comprehensive coverage of the aftermath of sandy. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley reporting tonight from breezy point, new york. >> pelley: good evening. we've come here because no community has seen more destruction from hurricane sandy than this. this entire neighborhood, in the new york city borough of queens, 111 homes destroyed by fire the night the storm hit. we'll have more on this in just a moment, but first, let us give you the big picture on the afte
CBS
Nov 2, 2012 5:30pm PDT
york and new jersey, there's high anxiety as the gas gauge drops to empty and the lines go on for hours. this evening, new york city's mayor reversed himself and canceled sunday's new york city marathon. his hand forced by withering criticism. > they got generators over there to keep the runners warm. we need the help! >> pelley: the starting line for the race was to be on staten island, home of the trayna family where at least 19 people were killed. we have a team of correspondents covering the aftermath of sandy. first, we're going to go to anna werner who was there when more bodies were found on staten island today. anna? er reporter: scott, many people here say that they live in the forgotten borough and that that ts never been more true than in the wake of hurricane sandy. the devastation and pain are everywhere here, in the neighborhood where more people died than any other. 13 feet of water swept across mapleton avenue. >> we're leaving them in place. >> reporter: the national guard found the bodies here of two people trapped by the surge. one was in a window. catherine merced was also trapped next door. er i heard
CBS
Nov 29, 2012 5:30pm PST
facebook users have liked it, and, frankly, we liked it, too. this is new york city police officer larry deprimo with a homeless man he found bare foot one cold november night. deprimo, 25 years old, with two orars on the force, used his own money to buy the man a pair of all-weather boots and thermal socks. a tourist snapped the picture and our john miller talked to officer deprimo today. >> i went up to him and i said, "buddy, where are your socks? where are your shoes? and he's like, "it's okay, officer, i never had a pair of shoes." and it took me back a few. >> reporter: people just don't do this kind of thing because it occurred to them out of a bolt of lightning. you're a father or your mother said something to you a long time ago that you've carried with you. do you know what that is? >> the true inspiration was my grandfather, and he told me when i was much younger, if you're going to do something, do it 100%. and do it or don't do it at all. and i think that stuck with me my entire life. >> pelley: john miller will have more of his interview with officer diprimeau first t
CBS
Nov 8, 2012 5:30pm PST
olineew york city drivers. we'll have to wait until the rs.kend for the last of the city's flooded tunnels to reopen. and the winds and snows from wednesday's nor'easter killed power to another 200,000 customers, mostly in new jersey. >> and all of this, unfortunately, runs on electric. >> reporter: lynn crofton's fiancee, billy reed, a stroke victim, needs this life- sustaining equipment from his ventilator to nebulizer. they've all had to run on generator power since sandy hit. a who would ever expect in the united states of america that you'd be without power and heat for 11 days? >> reporter: crofton gases up the generator three times a day the paits for the power company. without this life-sustaining equipment. >> we'd be in the hospital. or a nursing home or sitting in a-- sitting in an e.r., and god only knows what he's going to catch this there. i can't do that to another human being. >> reporter: crofton knows she's lucky that at least she has a roof over her head. scott, other families have their entire homes in these mounds of rooms. s> pelley: and a lot of folks are being told there's no telling when the power will be back. when ting disaster of another kind has wall street worried. it's the deep feder
CBS
Nov 6, 2012 6:30pm EST
more trees and power lines. to prepare for that storm, scott, new york's mayor bloomberg has issued an order closing all of the city's parks and beaches effective noon tomorrow. >> pelley: jim, thank you. what are the chances tonight that the republicans can take control of the senate? we'll have a look at that cominv up next. ask your gastroenterologist about humira adalimumab. humira has been proven to work for adults who have tried other medications but still experience the symptoms of moderate to severe crohn's disease. in clinical studies, the majority of patients on humira saw significant symptom relief, and many achieved remission. humira can lower your ability to fight infections, including tuberculosis. serious, sometimes fatal events, such as infections, lymphoma, or other types of cancer, have happened. blood, liver and nervous system problems, serious allergic reactions, and new or worsening heart failure have occurred. before starting humira, your doctor should test you for tb. ask your doctor if you live in or have been to a region where certain fungal infections are common. tell your doctor if you have had t
CBS
Nov 5, 2012 5:30pm PST
crews from as far away as california and canada are being staged at city field, home to the new york mets. >> we're in hand-to-hand combat. c are just going block to block putting up facilities that have been damaged by those winds and/or the floods. >> reporter: john miksad is in charge of power restoration for restorrk's largest electric ompany. hased has restored power to 800,000 customers but have 150,000 to go before a coastal 15 oaorm sweeps in midweek. dweek may slow down the troops heat are out there doing restoration. >> reporter: on new jersey's rest long beach island, homeowners were finally allowed to check chedamage. >> the bottom fell out so we bore just lucky that the house lucky ll standing. pictures of theures of the house so we knew it had been badly damaged but it's still seeing it is painful. >> reporter: and the gas lines could get worse. e.ott, that nor'easter could also knock out power to some of the pumps that have just been ed.tored. >> pelley: jim, we were struck york by the cover of this week's new york magazine. it's an aerial foe show showing most of lowe
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